We have an active band of
bellringers at Holy
in the Parish
of Llandudno and anyone younger or
older is welcome to join us to learn this ancient, enjoyable and
Visitors, and visiting bellringers, are always welcome. We
on Friday evenings which is convenient for anyone having a weekend
break in Llandudno, this
most pleasant of North Wales resorts.
N.B. Holy Trinity has its
own "Pay & Display" car park which
can be accessed in or out at the rear of the Church. It is
available for use every day of the week, with Sunday mornings being
reserved for those attending services and the "Pay & Display"
operating from 1pm.
details: Tower captain - Stan Whittaker (tel. 01492 596796)
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|Sunday Service Ringing
||Friday 7.30 - 9.00 pm
|Open Method ringing
||1st Monday monthly
7.30 - 9.00 pm
||Monday 6.30 - 8.00 pm,
except 1st Monday in each month (see above)
Thanks to David
Roberts for this photograph.
News and information 2012
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New Year greetings to all who have rung our bells during the year and
to ringers everywhere.
Any visiting ringers are welcome to
join us to ring for the Christmas Morning service - ringing starts at
10am, service at 10.30am.
31 July. A visiting band rang a peal of
Stedman Triples in 2hrs. 45mins to mark the 2012 London Olympic Games
Back. L: to R: Peter Brown, James
Andrews, Phil Saddleton (C), Maurice Edwards.
Front L to R: David Llewellyn, Val Andrews, Anthea
Saddleton, Geoff Randall.
We hope you all enjoyed your visit to Llandudno. It was nice to see you
all and we did appreciate your ringing.
Friday 27 July. Our
ringers joined others around the UK to ring as
part of Martin Creed's "All The Bells" project. It was an early start
8.12am and we rang for the 3 minutes, although afterwards we rang for a
little longer too.
Left to right: Linda Fraser, John Horsfield, Gillian Blackwell,
Ellen Jenkins, David Raggett, Neil Kirkham, Stan Whittaker, and
11 June. A quarter peal of 1260 Plain Bob
Doubles was rung to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth
II. The ringers were 1. Elizabeth Curtis, 2. Lynn Ferriday, 3. Linda
Fraser, 4. Gillian Blackwell, 5. David Raggett (C), and 6. Chris
Congratulations to all especially Linda and Gillian for whom this was
their first quarter peal.
regularly have visitors to our tower, ringers and non ringers, and we
are always pleased to see them. Some visit quite frequently and
become 'old' friends as it were.
Recently a request to ring with us came from a little further afield,
in fact from the tower captain, Wray Lemke, of the Cathedral Church of
St Luke and St Paul in Charleston, South Carolina. He and his
wife were visiting Llandudno and brought along other non ringing
members of their group who wanted to see how bells are rung.
They all seemed to enjoy their visit and it was a pleasure to have them
We are very grateful to Big Wilf
who has presented the tower with a new muffles bag. The original
picture (below) was taken by local photographer David Roberts (thank
you David), and then Wilf has embroidered his magic to produce a
spectacular result, in fact it's almost too nice to use! Many thanks
February. North Wales Association of Church Bellringers (Gwynedd
& West Clwyd Branch) Ringing and Annual General Meeting at
Several members from our tower attended and David Raggett (above) was
elected as the Ringing Master - it is the first time for at least 30
years that one of our ringers has filled the post. Well done David, we
know you will do a good job.
Other officials - the secretary continues to be Colin Birbeck (Bangor,
but a regular ringer with us) and the treasurer continues to be Stan
Saturday 4 February.
Members of the North Wales Association of Church Bellringers rang a
peal in 3 hours of 5120 changes of Quedgeley Surprise Major (composed
by Donald F Morrison) in memory of Ron Miers, a member and a past
Ringing Master, who died last year.
The ringers were (l-r) David Raggett (8), Tony Diserens (1), Jill Danby
(2), Tim D Hollinghurst (6), Rona Joiner (5), Duncan L C Hyde (7.C),
Christopher E Wheatley (4), Martin J Brown (3).
Please use these links for news and information for 2011,
bells were restored in 2002 and more details of this and the history of
the bells can be found at History
of the bells
The last ring before the bells
were lowered, 11 August 2002. Left to right: Ann Thomas,
Lynn Ferriday, Joan Edwards, Sue Calvert, Enid Horsfield, John
Horsfield, Sid Burrows (a visitor aged 92 - we were always pleased to
see him, sadly he died 1/8/2006 aged 96), Stan Whittaker (Tower
Captain), Peter Goodwin, James Whittaker.